MassDOT Statewide MA

Environmental Permitting Services for MassDOT Bridge Replacements

BSC has been providing environmental permitting services for a variety of MassDOT bridge rehabilitation and replacement projects. These projects involve preparation of environmental documentation in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Representative tasks have included: conducting desktop/database hazardous waste release review; NEPA – Categorical Exclusion (CE) Checklists; wetland resource area delineation; USACE Section 404 General Permit – PCN (Category II); MassDEP Water Quality (Section 401) Certification; Impaired Waterbody Assessment and Water Quality Data Form; wetland restoration/mitigation design assistance; construction monitoring and reporting for wetland restoration; attending public meetings; and rare species impact assessments, requiring coordination with the NHESP, USFWS, NMFS, and DMF on Atlantic sturgeon habitat protection, sea turtle habitat, and essential fish habitat.

Representative projects include:

  • US Route 44 over MA Route Bridge, Raynham, MA
  • Bardwell Ferry Road Bridges, Shelburne, MA
  • Route 6 Bridges over the Weweantic River, Marion/Wareham, MA

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